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Ajahn Sucitto's Dharma Talks
Ajahn Sucitto
As a monk, I bring a strong commitment, along with the renunciate flavor, to the classic Buddhist teachings. I play with ideas, with humor and a current way of expressing the teachings, but I don't dilute them.
2022-11-20 Happiness 38:17
How to bring happiness to the heart and find the balance of allowing unhappiness to be known.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-20 Suffusion With the Divine Abidings 9:54
Includes a 6 min introduction of its significance. A video version is available here: https://youtu.be/GkFvLoQhB8g
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-20 Understanding puja 21:08
Puja is a form of praising and honouring. It is the nimitta of the citta, flavoured with a sense of lineage and gratitude.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-19 Q&A 55:14
00:00 Can you speak more about compassion / karuna?; 05:06 How does equanimity support compassion?; 15:32 Is there such a thing as displaced compassion?; 22:26 Please say more about walking meditation and the breath; 23:36 Please speak more about the internal process of sila and dana; 39:40 What is the role of kamma in the interplay of right view and right intention? 48:34 Are nimittas important?
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-19 The heart is a circle 43:15
As a metaphor, a circle provides a necessary sense of coherence and boundary where you can enter and establish an abiding place for practice in all body postures.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-19 Significance of puja 12:15
Puja and retreat structure allow energy to settle, be contained and the heart can bring forth what is meaningful in the present moment. Lingering there, sati allows access to the power of the heart.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-18 Ignorance 25:15
Our ignorance of citta's nature allows craving for objects to arise, diverting the citta towards sense objects, rather than finding and resting in itself. Awareness is key to noticing and understanding this.
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-18 Entering the field of skills and virtues 54:09
Cittaviveka 2022 Online Teaching
2022-11-18 GM – Standing 22:34
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana
2022-11-17 Entering into and resonating with dhamma 51:01
Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge Mapping the Territory: New Light on the Satipatthana

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